DesCartes program: Research Fellow


The DesCartes programme aims to develop hybrid artificial intelligence solutions that will support the creation and development of “Smart cities.” Funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation, DesCartes is a joint project between the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), NTU, and NUS. As a highly interdisciplinary project, DesCartes will include social science researchers who will observe, document, and analyze the science and engineering processes.

Read more about the DesCartes program here.


  • Conduct ethnographic fieldwork and participant observation within the DesCartes project;
  • Organize and facilitate and intra-Descartes meetings and discussions;
  • Analyze qualitative data arising from fieldwork and prepare articles and chapters for publication;
  • Communicate observations and findings to DesCartes project as necessary.


Minimum Years of Experience: 0

Minimum Qualification Level: PhD

Field of Study: Social Science

Gross Monthly Salary Range (SGD): 6000-7200

Workplace Address: CREATE Tower, 1 Create Way #08-01 Singapore 138602



– Interested applicants please send your resume to Vanessa Evers (Prof) and Hallam Stevens,

– Please attach your full CV, with the names and contacts (including email addresses) of two character referees.